YOUTUBE•LACHIEBLAIRTeenage bagpipe player drowning out hate preacher in St Andrews
Daniel Boyle, 14, drowned out a ranting gay-basher by playing Scotland the Brave - the country's unofficial anthem - and became an internet sensation overnight.
Not as much as a day after the footage had been published online it had clocked up more than 2.4 million hits.
a crowd cheered as the schoolboy’s songs overpowered the preacher, who was angering people in nearby cafes on Market Street, St Andrews, by shouting into a microphone.
Residents said it absolutely was challenging discern their specific message, but their tone ended up being aggressive.
The plucky youngster proceeded to relax and play the bagpipes as he circled the person, who was simply many years his senior and clutching a novel – regarded as a bible or other spiritual text.
“There was a group around 200 people and everyone started cheering. Everyone began cheering. It Had Been great.”
In the same way the stirring video clip comes to an end a police van draws up and the preacher walks to speak to officials.
The 14-year-old, of Bathgate, western Lothian, and his father Matthew had stopped down inside city center on the means home towards household caravan.
Mr Boyle stated: “we can’t believe the power of the world-wide-web.
“Daniel is unquestionably the patron of St Andrews.”
Lachie Blair, just who filmed the impromptu bagpipe show, said Daniel had tackled the hater preacher into the “most Scottish way possible”.
Authorities Scotland verified officers had been known as to promote Street at around 3.30pm on Saturday to respond to a noise problem.